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Tax commitment data/tax rate

Tax valuation information for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

The Assessment year is as of April 1, 2020
Current Tax Rate $19.67 per thousand of assessed value
Commitment date 7/23/2020
Due dates 1st: 9/11/2020; 2nd: 3/12/2021
Interest dates 1st: 9/14/2020; 2nd: 3/15/2021
Interest rate 8%
Certified Ratio 92%
Last date to appeal assessment 02/24/2021

Partial Exemptions:
WWII Veteran Maine $5500
Widow WWII Non-Maine $5500
Widow WWII Maine $5500
Blind $4000
WWII Veteran Non-Maine $5500
Disabled Veteran $5500
Vietnam Veteran $5500
Homestead Exemption $23,000
Korean Veteran $5500
Widow, Korean War $5500
Widow, Vietnam War $5500
Other War Periods $5500
Paraplegic Veteran $50,000


Legal SourceDateDescription
36 M.R.S. §502 April 1 Tax Status of taxable property and all taxpayers is fixed.
36 M.R.S. §709 July 9th Assessor completes assessment and commits tax lists to the tax collector.
  By the 2nd week of August    Tax bills are sent out.
36 M.R.S. §505 Monday following tax due date ~ September  First installment delinquency date after which interest at the rate set by the City Council shall accrue on first half balance only.
36 M.R.S. §505 Monday following tax due date ~ March Second installment date after which interest at the rate set by the City Council shall accrue on second half balance only.